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Does it harm or strain your kidneys/liver to filter excess water-soluble vitamins. Some multivitamins have well over rda, turn urine bright yellow?

Does it harm or strain your kidneys/liver to filter excess water-soluble vitamins. Some multivitamins have well over rda, turn urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: It's not unusual or harmful to have deep yellow urine after taking multivitamins. Most vitamins are simply excreted in the urine if they exceed recommended daily doses. However, some vitamins like D or A can be harmful when taken in massive doses. It's important to adhere to the doses recommended on the label of legitimate preparations. You can get advice from your pharmacist if you're unsure. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Can you tell me is eating liver turning urine color into yellow?

Can you tell me is eating liver turning urine color into yellow?

Who knows?: Theoretically, I don't think so, at least, through my 35-yr study and practice of surgery/medicine.

Why don't you try observing urine color with and without eating liver? But, be sure to maintain the same good urine output because the normal kidneys have good concentrating ability to make urine look light yellowish while dehydrated.

But if urgently in doubt, go to ask and talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can you live with secondary cancer of liver and showing signs yellowing and dark urine?

How long can you live with secondary cancer of liver and showing signs yellowing and dark urine?

Not long: Most patieints with jaundice(yellowing) due to advanced cancer in the liver die in a matter of weeks(4-6 weeks). Occasionally they can beat these odds... So we can not be all that exact in predicting survival in any one individual. ...Read more

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My 3 yo has dk yellow/orange urine. Doesn't drink much. When he does it get lighter. Since drinking more fixes it mean it's not kidney or liver prob?

My 3 yo has dk yellow/orange urine. Doesn't drink much. When he does it get lighter. Since drinking more fixes it mean it's not kidney or liver prob?

Dark urine: Your child's urine being yellow/orange when your child does not drink much is consistent with your child's kidneys excreting a concentrated urine. You found the answer yourself when you stated that when he does drink, the urine get lighter. There is no evidence that your child has a liver or kidney problem from your description. To be absolutely sure, get a urinalysis and blood work. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my liver? Jaundiced, yellow urine. How do they test for hepatitis a?

What's wrong with my liver? Jaundiced, yellow urine. How do they test for hepatitis a?

Blood: A blood test can check for hepatitis a. But other things need to be excluded. Please get this checked tomorrow. ...Read more

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I often feel uncontrollably itchy feet and hands and my urine usually is yellow. Does this mean I have a kidney or liver problem?

I often feel uncontrollably itchy feet and hands and my urine usually is yellow. Does this mean I have a kidney or liver problem?

No: Urine is supposed to be yellow. Itching is caused by lots of things, kidney disease being one of the least common. See a doctor if the itching worries you. ...Read more

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I'm 22 don't drink or smoke but my urine sometimes is dark yellow how likely is kidney cancer the cause? Or liver damage if I haven't smoked

I'm 22 don't drink or smoke but my urine sometimes is dark yellow how likely is kidney cancer the cause? Or liver damage if I haven't smoked

Urine color can be: A tip to something wrong, but dark amber urine usually means it is concentrated, and you have not drank enough water. Liver does excrete bile and bilirubin and it can be filtered into urine, but at levels where your skin and eyes would be yellow. Smoking is bad, but unlikely to be related. An urinanalysis can answer these questions and answers cheaply and accurately. ...Read more

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My 3 month old has gray colored stool he also has dark yellow urine be a problem with his liver I have not changed his diet I'm strictly breastfeeding?

My 3 month old has gray colored stool he also has dark yellow urine be a problem with his liver I have not changed his diet I'm strictly breastfeeding?

Doubtful: Transient stool color change is very common and is hardly a serious problem. Dark yellow urine is a concentrated one. True liver disease results in chalk colored stool with dark tea color urine. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark urine, pain in right abdomen and back, brown/yellow bits in urine?

Why do I have dark urine, pain in right abdomen and back, brown/yellow bits in urine?

See doctor: There are a number of possible causes for the above symptoms, to include kidney disease, infection, stones, and others. A visit to the doctor is warranted to evaluate and treat the underlying condition. ...Read more

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Hi my age is 23 and I feel pain in belly button when I pee with dark yellow urine and sometimes I feel a little pain in lower abdomen?

Hi my age is 23 and I feel pain in belly button when I pee with dark yellow urine and sometimes I feel a little pain in lower abdomen?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, your description of your urine suggests that you are not drinking enough water. You should drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. Try this, if that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Color = content: Usually it's just concentrated but can be from foods (vit c). ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

Urine: I have never heard of amoxicillin causing this side effect. Generally, bright yellow urine is indicative of concentration secondary to a lack of water. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver disease, your urine would be more of a dark color. With heart disease, you may have a lighter color to the urine. A trial off otc meds may clear up your urine — if it doesn't, then you may consider getting an urinalysis to guide you. ...Read more

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What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

Various: Concentrated urine can be yellow, also some dyes in vitamins and other pills can turn the urine yellow. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

Not much: The urine color typically reflects its concentration and contents. As long as there are no other symptoms, it isn't a big deal. The more concentrated the urine... The more yellow(typically). This is why urine is almost clear after hitting the bottle too hard as it really dilutes the urine. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

What would cause my urine to be bright yellow, and smell really salty?

Probably several: But, one easy thing to try is to drink lots of water (8+ 8oz glasses per day) for a day or two. If this clears it — you might not have a problem other than being dehydrated. But, if it is still not right — see your doctor for an exam and lab work. Being pregnant makes it even more important to be checked and your body may be a sensitive one too. If water isn't enough, see the doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

Dehydration?: See your doctor to find out the cause of your nausea and get treated for it. When the nausea goes away you take more fluid in and color improves. ...Read more

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I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

Urine: Bright yellow urine is not necessarily abnormal and can be seen after taking some B vitamins or not drinking enough fluids. If you have further concerns have your physician order an urinalysis. ...Read more

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Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Does supplemental fiber cause bright yellow urine?

Not necessarily: The fiber itself wouldn't but if the product you are using has dyes added into it those might. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

YOUR BODY: Eliminates in the urine and through stools the vitamins it can not store. Your urine will have most of those. Very normal to have darker urine. ...Read more

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My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

Normal variation: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration and how one's body uses water. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. ...Read more

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Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

From Coloring dyes: Most multivitamin have coloring agent added to them ie yellow number 5 or something similar and this non-toxic coloring agent is removed unchanged by the kidneys. Urine color can be yellow, green, orange etc depending on the coloring agent added to the multivitamin tablets. ...Read more

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Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Enough B1 and B2: Vitamins B1 and esp. B2 have a yellow color so bright yellow urine suggests enough B1 and B2. But B3, 5, 6, 12 and folate aren't yellow and you might still have inadequate levels of those. Many have difficulty absorbing B12. Nearly half of people have trouble metabolizing folic acid and need the L-5-MTHF form of folate. Fasting blood homocysteine can indicate if you have enough B6, B12 and folate. ...Read more

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I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

Yes.: Multivitamins can impart a bright yellow color to the urine, usually attributed to the b-complex vitamins. Other compounds in the formulation also contribute to urine color, and is harmless. Patients who use their urine color as a measure of hydration status should be careful not to drink fluids excessively because of this. ...Read more

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Bright yellow urine, grey stool and feeling nauseous?

Bright yellow urine, grey stool and feeling nauseous?

Jaundiced?: Your symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. This can be serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please see a doctor or present yourself to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ((a reminder that they are water-soluble, so mega doses must wash through you)). ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more